A Scramble for the Arctic?

In a time when political tensions are escalating and countries are adopting more militaristic and confrontational geopolitical strategies, the Arctic is emerging as one of the main arenas in the showdown between the great powers.…

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Geological structure and history of the Arctic Ocean based on new geophysical data: Implications for paleoenvironment and paleoclimate. Part 2. Mesozoic to Cenozoic geological evolution

By Anatoly M. Nikishin, Eugene I. Petrov, Sierd Cloetingh, Sergey I. Freiman, Nikolay A. Malyshev, Andrey F. Morozov, Henry W. Posamentier, Vladimir E. Verzhbitsky, Nikolay N. Zhukov, Ksenia Startseva Highlights•New atlas of paleogeographic/paleotectonic maps for…

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The Russian and Canadian Approach to Extra-Regional Actors in the Arctic

By Natalia Viakhireva (Evtikhevich), PhD in Political Science, Program Manager of the Russian International Affairs Council The Arctic is currently undergoing significant transformations that are the result of climate change and the global general political…

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Cold Silk Road

Source of publication: RUSSIA & the WORLD: sustainable development Opportunities provided by the Northern Sea RouteToday, it is the shortest route for transportation of goods between Europe and the Russian Far East, Japan, and China.…

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Sustainable Development of the Russian Arctic Zone: Challenges & Opportunities

By Daryana Maximova, Assistant Professor, Department of International Studies, Institute of Foreign Languages and Regional Studies, North-Eastern Federal University, Yakutsk, Russia; and Researcher, Department of Canada, Institute for US and Canadian Studies, Russian Academy of…

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Can Arctic Cooperation Ease East-West Tensions?

Presentation at the RACS-CERBA 15th International Conference “Russian-Canadian Relations: From Economics to Culture” at ISKRAN, Moscow, Russian Federation, October 11-12, 2018 Plenary Session II: Russia and Canada: Politics, Economics, BusinessAbstractThis presentation comprises the progress of…

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Patchy field sampling biases understanding of climate change impacts across the Arctic

Daniel B. Metcalfe, Thirze D. G. Hermans, Jenny Ahlstrand, Michael Becker, Martin Berggren, Robert G. Björk, Mats P. Björkman, Daan Blok, Nitin Chaudhary, Chelsea Chisholm, Aimée T. Classen, Niles J. Hasselquist, Micael Jonsson, Jeppe A.…

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